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|Story||Ubuntu 12.10: New features, new levels of user-friendliness||srlinuxx||22/08/2012 - 2:17am|
|Blog entry||Why Ubuntu, not Ubuntu Linux will be the future of next Gen OS’s||fieldyweb||1||21/08/2012 - 6:44pm|
|Story||Linux's '31 Flavors of Fun' Project: 19 Distros and Counting||srlinuxx||21/08/2012 - 5:45am|
|Story||Intel HD 2500 Ivy Bridge Graphics On Linux||srlinuxx||21/08/2012 - 2:14am|
|Story||Calcalute Linux Desktop 12 KDE - Keep It Rolling, Baby||srlinuxx||20/08/2012 - 10:59pm|
|Story||DistroWatch Weekly, Issue 470||srlinuxx||20/08/2012 - 8:31pm|
|Story||Calculate Linux 12.0.2 Desktop Edition||srlinuxx||20/08/2012 - 8:30pm|
|Story||Linux Mint 13 MATE: The Different Twin||srlinuxx||20/08/2012 - 8:29pm|
|Story||X File Explorer – Today’s Featured Application||srlinuxx||20/08/2012 - 8:27pm|
|Story||What Is Red Hat Doing To Linux?||srlinuxx||20/08/2012 - 8:26pm|
linux.com: The Golden Penguin Bowl is a perennial LinuxWorld event frequented by inner-circle types and shunned by the humorless. The format is simple: two teams, the Geeks and the Nerds, answer a series of not-serious technical and movie/TV trivia questions and possibly engage in other feats of derring-do, such as a robot face-off. One team wins, the other team loses.
groklaw: An attendee, Lee Welburn, at the meeting yesterday in Australia regarding whether or not to approve OOXML as an ISO standard has sent me his notes. I am publishing them as is, without any editing except for making urls clickable, so keep in mind that these are notes taken live.
Also: Little progress in states' ODF considerations
FreeSoftware Mag: One popular screensaver in Ubuntu is “Floating Ubuntu”, which displays a number of Ubuntu logos floating around the screen. I thought that it would probably be easy to customize it and have an image of my choice floating around instead. Unfortunately, screensavers in Ubuntu are not configurable using the GUI so I had to hack the screensaver myself. Here’s how I did it.
ZDNet: Customers who live in the UK will have to pay over one-third more than customers in the US for exactly the same machine, according to detailed analysis by ZDNet.co.uk.
internetnews: Make no mistake about it. Red Hat is a key part of the Linux world, even though you won't find the company on the exhibition floor at LinuxWorld. Not officially at least.
Also: Red Hat small business desktops available in Australia early 2008
infoworld: The computing world will be dominated by two ideas, open and closed, and two platforms, Linux and Windows, according to Zemlin, speaking at the LinuxWorld Conference & Expo in San Francisco.
linux.com: First it was called DTV, then Democracy Player, and now it is Miro. Whatever you call it, the Mozilla-based, cross-platform, open source video player is now in public release. Miro differs from playback front ends like VLC by offering integrated content-finding and content-management tools.
phoronix: There is about two months left until the final release of Ubuntu 7.10 Gutsy Gibbon, but today marks the release of Ubuntu 7.10 Tribe 4. New in this alpha release is GNOME 2.19.6, desktop search capabilities through Tracker, and OpenOffice.org 2.3.
openSUSE news: Today ‘People of openSUSE’ starts. This project aims to make the people behind the openSUSE project and the distribution more visible. Therefore there will be several interviews with different contributors published on news.opensuse.org. Now let’s start with Pascal Bleser.
eWeek: Microsoft will lose market share to open-source desktops, a Dell strategist says at LinuxWorld. It has probably created the single biggest opportunity for the Linux desktop to take market share.
information week: Novell CEO Ron Hovsepian says it is in his interest to give customers GPLv3 code when they are seeking updates, even if the customer was paying for Novell support through Microsoft certificates.
vnunet: Linux needs to recognise Microsoft's leadership in some areas to better itself, Jim Zemlin, executive director for the Linux Foundation told delegates at the Linuxworld tradeshow in San Fransisco.
softpedia: Cassini is the name of the first beta release of the upcoming Mandriva Linux 2008, announced yesterday by the Mandriva team. This beta is available only as a three CD Free edition (containing no non-free software or drivers) for the x86-32 architecture, with a traditional installer.
Serdar Yegulalp (informationweek): Linux users had some interesting opinions about our recent article comparing Mac OS X with Linux, and didn't leave Windows out of the discussion.
chrismatchett blog: I have been using Redhat/Fedora linux for the past 10 years, starting with RedHat 5.0. I recently decided to move to Ubuntu and here are some reasons why…
itbusiness: I’m actually beginning to picture a day when users start to ask their IT departments why they can’t run Ubuntu Linux at work, the way they do at home. Make a business case and make it stick. It's easier than you think.
openSUSE news: It happened again. Another year passed (flew by). Happy Birthday openSUSE! In the past 365 days we successfully released openSUSE 10.2 with numerous improvements and new features. Up until now it has been installed hundreds of thousands of times.
This guide describes how you can use the CD/DVD burning application K3b to convert songs from an audio CD into MP3 or Ogg files that you can use on your MP3 player.
YALB: Are you a PCLinuxOS 2007 user? Are you one of the many that love the default theme and think it’s eye catching but wish you could change it and make it your own? Do you wish there were more themes, icon sets, and bling for your desktop that would be easy to add? Here’s how I was able to customize PCLinuxOS 2007.
All about Linux: There are different ways of downloading files from remote locations. The most common and fail safe method of downloading huge files in Linux is to use the wget tool. But here is a nice tip to speed up your download of files by a significant factor.